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Meaning of ONE-UPMANSHIP

Pronunciation:  'wun'upmun`ship, wun'upmunsh`ip

 
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 Definition: 
[n]  the practice of keeping one jump ahead of a friend or competitor
 

ONE-UPMANSHIP is a 13 letter word that starts with O.

 

 See Also: pattern, practice

 

 

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